Education and Training

Master of Clinical Social Work (MSW) Smith College School for Social Work, Northampton, Massachusetts

Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts (Psychology), Honors The New School for Social Research, New York, New York

I maintain a California (LCSW) and a Massachusetts (LICSW) social work license which qualifies me to practice clinical social work in independent settings, and reflects my having fulfilled all requirements for maintaining my license.  I continue to maintain my license through compliance with 36 hours of continued education per two-year period.

Some of the continued education trainings that I've attended include:

  • The Brain and Behavior
  • Family Systems Theory
  • Substance Abuse Disorders
  • Grief Counseling
  • Play Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Treatment of Anxiety
  • Treatment of Depression
  • Treatment of Trauma
  • Ethics
  • Human Sexuality
  • Couples Therapy
  • Working with Elders
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Music Therapy
Professional Membership
National Association of Social Workers
California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists
Monterey Coast Chapter of CAMFT (Board Member)
National Provider Number: 1063548188

Manfred Melcher's Current CV.